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What Does It Mean to Be ‘Black’ in Africa?

Let’s consider what race is on a continent where almost everyone looks the same

A pensive black woman looks out the window of a bus.
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II listened to Nigerian author and speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during an interview with The Economist last night. She said that she didn’t know she was “Black” until she came to the United States.

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Toddre’ Monier is a Professional Daydreamer. Writer, Stylist, Producer and Host of a web series entitled Off the Beaten Path. IG: @beautyisuniversalug